Kelly Services Biosample Operations Project Manager in South San Francisco, California

Kelly Scientific Resources is the world's most recognized brand in Scientific Staffing with more than 100 locations in the North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of products that are used daily in the home, such as medical devices or pharmaceutical products. We employ more than 700 clinical research professionals and 4,500 scientists on an average workday on a temporary, project and full-time basis in a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines. We currently have an exciting opportunity in the San Francisco area as a Biomarker Operations Project Manager

Duties :

  • Provides biomarker operational expertise and guidance to global Study Management Teams (SMTs)

  • Accountable for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all operational activities required to manage the lifecycle of biomarker samples (including companion diagnostic samples) * (collection, processing, analysis, data delivery process and final sample disposition) .

  • Responsible for collaborating closely with biomarker scientists and Biomarker Operations Program Leaders (BOPLs) to execute biomarker operational strategies, serving as a single point of contact for biomarker operations on multiple SMTs, and with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with SMT members, with particular focus on the operational team, diagnostic partners, external CRO & Central Lab (for outsourced teams), and external biomarker vendors, where applicable

  • Builds and maintains effective and efficient high performing biomarker sample* analysis & data delivery .

  • Supports relevant stakeholders in their accountabilities, responsibilities and deliverables to drive decisions on timelines

  • Responsible for the identification and selection of biomarker vendors in collaboration with the BOPL, biomarker scientist, GPPS and diagnostics/CDx managers; ensuring appropriate cross-functional input is incorporated into the scope of work

  • Ensure collection, delivery and analysis of biosamples under the highest standards of quality, ethics, and informed consent at study level

Skills :

  • Extensive clinical development experience with evidence of working in teams running clinical studies

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience or experience working as a clinical trial coordinator within a clinical trial setting is a plus

  • Clinical or biological laboratory experience with evidence of involvement in the processing and/or analysis of biological samples

  • Project management skills

  • Critical reasoning skills including the identification and resolution of complex problems

  • Detail oriented with the ability to work independently and manage multiple competing priorities

  • Planning, organizational and time management skills

  • Highly flexible in a fast pace global matrix environment

  • Professional interpersonal skills, excellent oral/written communication and influencing skills

  • Proven leadership skills, ability to successfully achieve results within a multi-cultural and geographically diverse team

  • Creates team culture and promotes team spirit.

  • Global Vendor Management experience preferred

  • Good knowledge of ICH GCP Competencies • Strategic Agility • Inspiring and Influencing

  • Teamwork and Collaboration • Communication

  • Technical and Business Expertise • Achieving Results

Education : Life sciences degree (Bachelor or Masters) in Scientific, Medical or Healthcare subject area required. Further qualification, e.g.PhD and/or project management certification is desirable.

3+ years related professional experience in a clinical research setting, clinical/diagnostic laboratory, or pharmaceutical/biotechnology R&D environment

12 month contract

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

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With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year.

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AboutKelly Services ®

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